Vanguard School

  • Vanguard School serves 87 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Vanguard School's student population of 87 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students87 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Vanguard School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Vanguard School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤10%
32%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
61%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
29%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.540.68
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Graduation Rate50-59%
87%
Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTownship HSD 214 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    Grades: K-5 | 339 students
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